FATSKN + Sometimes Personal! — tallow
If you're looking for a super aggressive exfoliation, you won't find that here. Our scrubs are more of an every-other-day product; a sustainable way to care for your skin. Gentle and effective. When I was dreaming up my scrub, I knew right from the beginning that I wanted it to be a scrub and a moisturizer at the same time. Raw honey is full of naturally-occurring active enzymes. Amazing for sensitive skin, they gently exfoliate dead skin cells without aggravating sensitive skin. It's anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and it's a humectant (which means it draws water into the skin) so you're hydrating the fresh, new skin cells as...
Tallow is beef fat. There. I said it. Stay with me.... OK so it's beef fat that is "purified" aka rendered which is the process of heating the fat at a low temperature for a long time. Similar to cold pressing, by treating the fat at a low temperature without boiling it, the beneficial properties of the fat remain intact.
Here at FATSKN, farm-to-skin, or farm-to-face, means that the ingredients we use in our products are touched as little as possible on their journey from the farm to your skin. With minimal refinement and minimal alterations. In the same way we approach food, we believe that the true benefits of an ingredient come from using it in its whole form.
Are comedogenic ratings actually useful? Long story short, no, comedogenic ratings are not reliable at all. But here's some background..... -------------------------------------------------- When I was first experimenting with making body butter for my pregnant belly and my baby-to-be, I was a bit concerned about the comedogenic rating of cacao butter : 4 (on a scale of 0 to 5). But the SMELL! So I tried it anyways. Lo and behold, no issues. No breakouts on my face, on my back. Nothing. What is the comedogenic rating scale? In the mid-1950s they developed the Rabbit Ear Assay to gauge how likely a certain ingredient...